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Will #Ethiopia’s leadership rise up to the demands of the time? Daniel Bekele speaking with @jonahhull on Aljazeera.

Will #Ethiopia's leadership rise up to the demands of the time? Speaking with @jonahhull on Aljazeera. — Daniel Bekele (@DanielBekele) February 17, 2018

እስክንድር ነጋና አንዱዓለም አራጌን ይፈታሉ ተባለ

እስክንድር ነጋና አንዱዓለም አራጌን ጨምሮ ታራሚዎችና ጉዳያቸው በክስ ሂደት የነበሩ 746 ግለሰቦች በይቅርታና ክሳቸው ተቋርጦ እንዲለቀቁ መወሰኑን ጠቅላይ አቃቤ ህግ ገለፀ በተለያዩ ወንጀሎች ፍርደኛ የነበሩ 417 ታራሚዎች ይቅርታ እንዲደረግላቸው በይቅርታ ቦርድ ተወሰነኗል። የፌዴራል ጠቅላይ አቃቤ ሕግ ዛሬ እንዳስታወቀው ጉዳያቸው በፍርድ ሂደት ላይ የሚገኝ 329 ተጠርጣሪዎች ደግሞ ክሳቸው እንዲቋረጥ ተደረጓል። እርምጃው የኢህአዴግ ስራ አስፈጻሚ ኮሚቴ የይቅርታና [...]

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The then-TPLF-dominated regime in Ethiopia was the first in sub-Saharan Africa to actively engage in political censorship of the Internet .

Since May 2006, the most popular Ethiopian web sites (including CyberEthiopia) and several blogs have been blocked across the nation. The apparent objective was to prevent the dissemination of information that is critical of the regime.

Following the political protests which have swept the nation since November 2015, the regime has routinely shutdown the Internet and restricted access to Social Media (including Facebook, Twitter, WhatsApp, Viber) and indicated its keenness to control Social Media.

On 22nd June 2018, the new Prime Minister Dr Abye Ahmed's government reported that it had unblocked 264 websites including after 12 years of blockage as attested by the OONI’s thorough verifications of our website’s unblocking .

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